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canada. operations. are concerned he brings calles to the us forcing tens of thousands to flee their homes on the east coast and throwing the presidential campaign off its course. russia's foreign minister hits out at international powers for refusing to negotiate with all sides in the syrian conflict saying talking to a sound is the only way to stop the bloodshed. not in my backyard plans to build in london. protesters worried that the islamic group developing it is aiming to radicalize local muslims.
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it's national news and comment live from moscow this is r.t. with you twenty four hours a day and the a severely disrupted the u.s. presidential election campaign with rallies canceled and plans for early voting thrown into chaos the storm is fast approaching the u.s. east coast threatening over fifty million people. is in new york where thousands of flights are being canceled and the transport network has been shut down following mass evacuations. winds are picking up outside and throughout new york city those that are living aco search of the water are clearly in a bit more danger just an hour or so ago there was news and video of a crane hovering on a building on fifty seventh street that had broken and i it was dangling above the building the trains have stopped running the buses have stopped running the new york stock exchange has closed my day and through tuesday this is the first time that the new york stock exchange has been shut down
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a schedule shutdown since september two thousand and one essentially new york city is on lockdown three hundred seventy five thousand people had been encouraged to evacuate if they were living in zones that are close to the water or who wins and heavy rain will soon be hitting new york city in the coming hours and now when experts say it will become most dangerous for new york city the fear the fear is that if this water if this surge gets high enough lower manhattan can be completely flooded not mine on park avenue right in the belly of manhattan so i feel fairly safe this storm the winds are picking up and they're going to get up to ninety miles per hour i was a big concern before because there's scaffolding and there's material that's flying all over the streets and millions of people are now greece a part how are outages and we don't know what kind of effect that will have in that in the days to come and let's remember this election day is a week away u.s.
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president barack obama and his opponent mitt romney they both have suspended their campaigning events for a monday and tuesday president obama returned to washington d.c. he addressed the nation about the serious weather conditions told americans as this is a very. serious storm coming to the east coast and everyone should be taking the circum. very seriously now on the gallup poll what's interesting is that they have announced that they are suspending their daily election polling due to this hurricane hurricane sandy it's not clear when they will be good again but zandi is likely to accept early voting early voting as he quickly helps democrats but aides it will be affecting early voting along the eastern seaboard and flooding and power outages caused significant damage in several states states such as new york new
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jersey maryland connecticut so on and so forth high we don't know what the turnout will be like next week on election day well throughout the presidential race in the u.s. our t. has been looking at it from different perspectives including that of the occupy movement the race between a bomber has become the most expensive in the country's history with major corporations pouring billions into both camps and some occupy activists believe it's wall street which will ultimately win regardless of who's electable form or not joined by tom hayden he's well known for his role in the sixty's as an antiwar and civil rights activist no neither candidate has mentioned the famous ninety nine percent during the debates why. well first of all thank you for having me on i don't represent occupy wall street i would point out that wall street is underwater however. i think that the
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differences between the candidates are that obama is. a moderate but strongly in favor of regulation government regulation of the wall street economy and romney is the traditional republican who won the deregulation of the anti wall street movement has disappeared for the moment and i suppose we'll be back when the election is over and how would you advise them to proceed with that protest now you've been called the fog of the largest protests in american history what advice would you give them i know that you are not representing the occupy movement well it's one of the fights would you give them now. well the most urgent question before the american people and. the social movements is this election. to say that elections
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don't matter is i think a terrible mistake first of all the storm is a way that global warming and. the issue that has been ignored by both candidates is making its presence known and it's destroying the legitimacy of the election potentially on the east coast. i would suggest that people argue that the election should be postponed or made into a two or three day. event because of this disaster. secondly. we are in an extreme danger of a stolen election because when the difference between the candidates is fifty fifty when they're exactly even there are so many ways that the
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very politicized election officials the computerized program systems can be manipulated so this election should be protested already because of the storm and because of the danger of it being stolen i think it's very likely that they'll be lawsuits and long arguments after election day that's just in the next week or two wall street is a looming issue of course but we can wait until december for the wall street issue . and the green party of course would be very much behind the global warming issue and the number of issues of course represented by other third parties not being addressed by the mainstream do you think perhaps then we could see perhaps an impetus for the two party state now to the two party situation to be challenge and there could be a party emerging in the near future now. it's
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impossible to predict but american history would suggest that the answer is no that third parties play a very useful role and in some places. a very important role depending on the population but in general if you look at the difference between the democrats and republicans the radical difference is between the base of the two parties the. republican party is almost all white the democratic party is mixed ninety five percent of the african-american vote is for obama seventy five percent of the latino vote is for obama and so and so i i think the two parties have a significant difference between them in terms of their constituencies and i just want to end by finally confirming your your comments whereby you think this storm
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we're seeing now could actually have an impact on the election and you feel that is right then to delay the election. nobody is talking about delay in the election now but it has a devastating impact for example. early voting in is is is being wiped out in these cities and states the voting of the elderly on the election day the voting of the poor on election day. the the voting of new yorkers on election day is likely to be diminished through no fault of their own. and that will affect the outcome of the election but at the same time as you well know it's extremely possible to
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manipulate the computers so if it's a close election it will be protested and contested as illegitimate for days and days and into the future just as the election between gore and bush. was seen by most americans as stolen that could happen again so we are in for a an electoral crisis i think of a very very profound nature tom hayden activists a politician thank you so much for joining us live there from los angeles. well our coverage of the u.s. presidential campaign will continue on at and online all the way up to the don't miss the final round of the party candidates debate to hear about their take on the issues largely ignored by the front runners that's coming to you live exclusively on aunty just under a week. we both agree we agree we have to bring the tax rates down i felt the same as the president did governor romney i'm glad. you
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agree let's come back to something the president i agree on and there to be you agree that the voters have a choice perhaps you wonder who to vote for when romney and obama agree on so many things never you do have other options come november sixth tune in to see the second round of debates between the major third party candidates right here on our team. russia's foreign minister is urge all sides in the syria conflict to engage in dialogue that's after the muslim holiday truce proved ended in violence secular role of was speaking after the u.n. speech and point to syria the his visit to moscow here and also easy going to spin off his been following the talks in the russian capital. even though it was supposed to last just four days the ceasefire in syria didn't work and now the question on everybody's lips is what happens next and both russia's foreign minister lavrov and special envoy brahimi are placing their bets on the geneva
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communique which was signed by wall power seven obliges both sides of the conflict in syria to simultaneously put their weapons down and also for equal pressure to be applied on both of them from the outside but according to russia's foreign minister far from all countries which signed this agreement back in geneva are playing by the rules that i see in the in the relates to get us to russia is probably the only country along those that took part in the geneva talks on the thirtieth of june which negotiates regularly with all sides in the syrian conflict the government and all opposition groups with no exceptions because here we expect our western partners and partners in the region to do the same they should get used to the idea that without dialogue with the syrian government virtually nothing can be achieved and this is currently a major problem in moving towards a political process in syria internal special envoy brahimi said he is sorry that the ceasefire plan didn't work it was negotiated to take place during the course of the feast of sacrifice was supposed to end today but was in fact broken right on
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the first day with a deadly blast in damascus then violence continued in different parts of the country throughout the weekend and was told by another deadly explosion in damascus on monday and russia's foreign minister says that with these provocations taking place the syrian government is also making disproportionate responses so mr brahimi is facing a very tough task of finding some sort of a diplomatic solution and more importantly making it work he himself says that you know level of distrust between the two sides of the coptic in syria is so high right now it won't even when they begin discussing some sort of obligations each one expects automatically the other one to break its promises. well still ahead here this hour here on our team there's more pain a head for hauled out greaves death and struggles to pass reforms it needs to get another casualty action its creditors are planning to request people more sacrifices that still to come this hour on oxy after
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a short break. which is slow often enough and knows that to ride a horse you've got to catch it first. for him it's a daily routine that just softens a force on the island of a horn at the heart of by his life on an isolated farm is about blue sky green grass and his horses were there sometimes it gets lonely here because of horses have become part of me now i've fallen off so many times sometimes big bites as well it's part of my every day life.
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i'll holmes minho me to it now brats locally just laugh for centuries most still live off the land breeze cattle and fish. if night coal is often called the pearl of siberia a horn is said to be the pearl of by. it's all end of think forests. and vast stops. virtually undiscovered by tourists until some twenty years ago i was cornish quickly becoming a magnet for nature lovers and if you will seekers you're quite some way from civilization here accommodation on the island is very basic so you can forget about it the. or even running water for most people a tent is the on the eruption but for those who come here it's exactly what they're looking for.
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and journeyed to by car trip of a lifetime as the local say once you've seen it they'll be coming back again and again. culture is that so much about the taxpayers and i mean to say show me the people at area how much of a union city growing separatist movements in europe challenge many conventional wisdom about globalization the nature of state sovereignty. what will change when america picks its president amid muslim rage walking the around tightrope pushing china and russia as occupy anger spreads into parties still dictate will their future through this election a close god every day to interfere on our team. do we speak your language of the will or not of the. news programs and documentaries in spanish
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matters to you breaking news a little turn a tip angles to the stories. you hear. the spanish find out more visit actuality. this is not a life here in moscow the news continues now greece will have to introduce another one hundred fifty economic reforms to please its international creditors that's according to a leaked report from its lenders greece has been locked in talks with the e.u. and i.m.f. inspectors for weeks over the crucial austerity package it would need to introduce to be saved from bankruptcy by mid november you know van overtveldt editor in chief of trends of business magazine says there's no chance athens can keep its sovereignty and get the money it needs. it's one of two things you either have to
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accept the fact that you lose sovereignty. or you will have major problems in terms of the continuity of this monetary union so if you need money if you're in difficult to like greece is it in a vital mode that those many of the money starts interfering with your policies so it may sound a little brutal or maybe a little bit undemocratic but that's the way things work if you really are in need of that much money for that long period of time it's invite them over to give up some of your sovereignity and as a matter of fact to make this monitoring union work structural and durable way every state involved in this mural in this monetary union will have to accept this principle. the greek government has been accused of failing to go after tax dodges a journalist who published a least
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a list of the country's political and business elite who have swiss bank accounts now faces trial after being arrested there was a blow says the list that matches the data given to the greek authorities two years ago by the then french finance minister christine legarde oh no names are being investigated as greek officials say the information was obtained illegally legal expert george gardner so i spoke to him a little earlier on r.t. he says the list could have been used to track down tax evaders. the baby would not use it at the court exactly because it was not legal. but the investigating these leaps from the glick that so i think exist only by the only who's in. it to know that that's on the list that is published in this material is still going after these suspects getting lots of tax evasion they are going after that list it would be. a good deal of difference is it going to be the sentiment of
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it's just this letter now i would need to see this in this field. would be some subset of. the the we all face and no maybe he needs to be used would not be as all powerful now support them both it could be food stamps but the number who go to church this is a good political. will remember you can always go to our website r.t. dot com to find out more stories pictures and analysis as well as catch up on anything you've missed here on air now here's a taste of what's lined up be there right now the winners smash it all the fans of one u.s. baseball team turned san francisco upside down after their team snatch a last ditch victory to r.t. dot com for all the details on that. plus a golden mystery a russian cargo ship vanishes at sea block area seven hundred. tonnes of pressure saw other vessels and aircraft are searching the waters but have so far no signs of
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wreckage or the missing crew. no thanks that's the reaction of residents in london to europe's largest mosque being planned for their backyard next to the olympic site as artie's probably boyko found out it's not only the sheer size but the islamic group developing it but they're worried about. four times bigger than some paul's cathedral a mega mosque that will fit ten thousand people and it could be coming to london's east end if it gets the go ahead it's built the river in center will be the same size as london's looming but as a power station it would also be the biggest place of worship in the u.k. of any religion but critics have slammed the proposal saying that it would create a muslim cancer in the forces that are still working to bring the largest mosque the u.k. has ever seen into reality revered architects planning consultants and glitzy
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p.r. teams all paid for by the organization behind the idea to match a group that's causing significant concern this is only to beat him out of all the islamic groups has created ghettos over in toronto you know and kind of right there around the world it's a huge group and wherever they go they create barriers they create hostility they create division they create separatism with its unassuming name the riverine centers website claims there's a demand for a new muslim place of worship in culturally diverse east london not that they're happy to talk about it it's representatives refused to speak to us when we approached the preparers site home to their current mosque it does not want to integrate the grounds on which the trying to set up here in britain in a big way are anti british they are anti western but actually they're also anti worldly they're also worldly but this is not just going to be a mosque this is going to be
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a center of training in which to reach out to islam are these muslims to harden up and mediƦval lives. of ordinary muslims in this country and i mean so many muslims don't want that the problem here. is that muslims themselves are opposing this mosque more on the grounds that they don't want to worship their god but on the grounds that women aren't allowed the local population of muslim population has no on the side in how the mosque itself is governed or the local authority would say to us as you can confirm we have received a planning application as this is currently being it would be inappropriate to comment further at this stage the matter is if this went ahead if you like a tipping point. that big no stopping fundamentalist islam if this one goes up well if that happens we all need to leave the country for the last one out please turn the lights off while the council ponders campaign as head of the religions say they
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hope the decision makers choose carefully just today let's set up shop in the british capital. r t east london. and in just a few minutes from now peter bell and his guests will be discussing the rise of separatism and pro independence movements in europe this is r.t. live in moscow. the for.
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good. luck. in each. story. and you want to be. alone and welcome to cross talk on people about how much of a union is a growing separatist movements in europe challenge many conventional wisdoms about globalisation the nature of state sovereignty and self-determination are we entering a new age of nationalism in europe and around the world and has the great recession created or merely revealed separatist aspirations. and. started.

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